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will be flown to labs in paris, geneva, and moscow for testing. >> palestinian officials say they would petition the international criminal court if the investigation in the yielded prove that arafat was poisoned -- yielded proof that arafat was poisoned. >> after the sample was taken, the tomb was resealed. palestinian officials paid respects while an honor guard stood outside the mausoleum. a panel of experts at about their work behind blue drapes, taking tissue samples from the body of the former palestinian president, who died eight years ago in paris. his death has been the subject of rumors and conspiracy theories ever since. over the summer, his widow had his clothing examine, revealing traces of highly poisonous polonium 210. she filed charges for murder. most palestinians take it as a given that israel is responsible. for them, the only question is which poison was used. >> i am sending a question to all the world to help us determine the truth in the killing of yasir arafat. i hope that exhuming yasser arafat's body today will reveal the truth, and we will know the circumstances of the
of the samples. it will take them several months to release results. arafat died in 2004 in paris. a documentary by the tv network al jazeera prompted investigators to reopen his case. it said traces of highly toxic radioactive material had been detected on his clothing and other perm belongings. some palestinians believe israel assassinated the late leader. israeli officials deny the claim. >>> analysts at an american satellite imagery firm are raising red flags about a new picture they've taken of north korea. they say the recent photo of a recent facility shows increased activity, and they warn north korean authorities could be preparing for another launch similar to the one that happened last april. digitalglobe released the image of the facility in tongchang-ri in the country's northwest. photo was taken on november 23rd. it shows a new tent, trucks, and many fuel tanks. digitalglobe analysts say north korean authorities could carry out a missile launch in the next three weeks. earlier, u.s. satellite images of the facility showed what are believed to be parts of a long-range ballistic miss
with a high of 3. the low is at minus 1 for you on your wednesday. meanwhile, london at 10 and paris at 12. now here's a look at your extended forecast. ♪ >>> we'll be back with more updates in 30 minutes. i'm gene otani in tokyo. for all of us here at nhk world, thanks for joining us.
an paris. here's a look at your extended forecast. >>> we'll be back with more in 30 minutes. from all of us here in nhk world, thanks for joining us.
europe in the single digits, moscow with a high of 6, kiev at 9, and london and paris both at 11 and 12 here starting off your weekend. now let's take a look at your extended forecast. ♪ >>> one more story before we go. a concert was held in vienna featuring the 18th century piano that wolfgang amadeus mozart played in his home. ♪ russian pianist alexander melnikov played the instrument before a small audience at mozart house. the museum and what was once mozart's residence. the piano was sent to vie yaen that from salzburg for the first time since the composer's death more than 200 years ago. the contincert featured pieces composed in that very house. >> we can say that objectively it is an incredible piano and it sounds in such a special way that i believe it can move one to tears. >> the piano is believed to have been made in 1780. mozart bought it soon after he settled in vienna and played it until he died in 1791. the piano is about a meter wide, much smaller than the ones made today. it also has a lighter tone. >> well, it's a shame to know since -- to know what it might have
degrees in london, we're seeing 10 in paris, around 10 in berlin as well as vie yaen that, through to kiev, 6 degrees, 6 in warsaw, and also down towards the south, we're managing to stay in the 20s in rome as well as athens. i'll leave you now to your extended forecast. ♪ >>> oyster growers in mia ga prefecture, northeastern japan, are back in business. they've made their first regular shipment since last year's tsunami devastated their industry. the region is famous for its abundant seafood. the district in higashi is known for its large oysters. about 30 workers were busy shucking oysters at a facility on monday. last year's tsunami swept away most of the local farmers' rafts, seriously depleting the supply. growers were able to resume regular farming this season, but their output is about 40% of predisaster levels. >> reporter: we are proud of the oysters. i promise we'll be able to ship full-grown ones next year. >> the farmers say their oysters grew slower than usual due to the hot, dry summer. >>> we'll be back with more updates in 30 minutes. i'm gene otani in tokyo.
mark in london as well as in paris. 8, in fact on thursday. out towards the east, moscow hitting 4 degrees on thursday. and then down across the south, of course, a little bit warmer 18 in athens as well as madrid. up to 20 in rome. and in lisbon. here now is your extended forecast. >>> we'll be back with more updates in 30 minutes. i'm gene otani in tokyo.
and paris with a pair of 12s. now here's a look at your extended forecast. ♪ >>> recapping our top story, people in japan will vote in a general election next month. prime minister yoshihiko noda dissolved the lower house of the diet. >> the speaker of the lower house announced the dissolution of the chamber. voting day is december 16th. noda later said he is keeping the promise he made to seek a new mandate after reforming the social security and tax systems. he said the main focus of the election is whether to move forward or go back to the old political ways of the liberal democratic party, currently the main opposition. noda's democratic party beat the ldp in the 2009 election. >>> senior diplomats from japan and north korea have wrapped up a round of talks in mongolia. they discussed a number of outstanding issues, including the abduction of japanese nationals during the 1970s and '80s. delegates from japan and north korea ended a two-day meeting friday in mongolia's capital, ulan bator. one of the main items on their agenda was tokyo's request to solve the abductions issue. >> tran
are going to remain on the cool side here. single digits in the east. london and paris both getting up to 12 and 11. now let's take a look at your extended forecast. >>> we'll be back with more updates in 30 minutes. i'm gene otani in tokyo.
factor in france, one that employs some 35,000 people. that is one reason my paris has so far ignored the protests from other european countries. another is that the vast majority of foie gras is consumed in france itself. >> even when there are bands, like in california, or even if it were banned in germany, it would have little influence on our sector. foie gras is different product through and through. it is part of every festive meal. >> foie gras is a cultural icon. for one of our reporter, banning it would be a declaration of war on france. >> people here would turn away from europe even more. they have voted massively against the eu treaties, and that would really put them in opposition. a writer from the area has written a science-fiction novel in which dictators forbid all kinds of things, including foie gras. people then sell them on the black market, like they did during the occupation. >> the 95-year-old grandmother remembers those days. she says the expensive delicacy foie gras used to be eaten almost daily. >> we have always done the forced feeding. at least as far back
's not until about monday or tuesday. for the time being, single-digit temperatures in london and paris. moscow, looking at two for the high on your friday. now here's a look at your extended forecast. >>> we'll be back with more updates in 30 minutes. updates in 30 minutes. i'm gene otani in tokyo. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
. the court had earlier blamed continental for a piece of metal that fell on to the paris airport runway. >> in iraq, at least 38 people have been killed and more than 100 injured after a series of bombings in the south of the country. the attacks targeted she of pilgrims as well as local security forces. >> a moscow court has been video showing punk band pussy riot protesting -- banned video for being insulting to orthodox members. two members are serving sentences for hooliganism in the church. >> trial for the former yugoslavia has acquitted the former yugoslavian prime minister in a trial for crimes against humanity. the court said there was no evidence to support accusations. serbs have been protesting along their countries' border in response to that judgment. now to a breakthrough in technology that could help millions of people who depend on hearing aids in their everyday lives. >> if you are one of them, you will know that hearing aids are not much at helping pick out a single voice in a busy room. >> that's true. now scientists say they have found the answer, and they have one
are cooling off here in london and paris. overnight temperatures around zero and the highs only at 5 on your saturday. now here's a look at your extended forecast. ♪ >>> we'll be back with more updates in 30 minutes. i'm gene otani in tokyo. for all of us here at nhk world, thanks for joining us. have a great day wherever you are.
much of europe, moscow only 2 for your high. london and paris, both at a pair of 11s in the middle of your week. now here's a look at your extended forecast. ♪ >>> we'll be back with more updates in 30 minutes. i'm gene otani in tokyo. from all of us here at nhk world, thanks for joining us.
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